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panchkula Murder accused held in city
Was living in city after jumping parole
Ludhiana, December 28
The city police today nabbed a murder accused from Panchkula, who had jumped parole and eloped with a girl. The police seized a .32 pistol and two live cartridges from the accused.

Muscle flexing by police uncalled for: Industry
Ludhiana, December 28
The “strict” steps taken by surveillance teams, set up by the police department, manning the check posts has raised a hue and cry among businessmen in the city. They feel that the police is unnecessarily harassing them in the garb of elections.

Rs 30 lakh cash seized
A policeman searches a bag containing unaccounted cash in Ludhiana on WednesdayLudhiana, December 28
The police seized today around Rs 30 lakh from different parts of the city during a special drive against ferrying of unaccounted money. A team led by the SHO of the Division No 5 police station, Raj Kumar, seized Rs 9 lakh from Harbhajan Singh, a resident of Arniwal village, vehicle during a search operation near the Bharat Nagar Chowk.

A policeman searches a bag containing unaccounted cash in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma


Mystery shrouds PAU student’s death
December 28, 2011
Goods worth Rs 3 crore gutted
December 27, 2011
Overcharging plaints surface
December 26, 2011
Started with fanfare, shelters missing
December 25, 2011
Hospital staff stir hits patients
December 24, 2011
28 schoolchildren injured
December 23, 2011
Fire incident at CMCH
December 22, 2011
Kids sit out in biting cold
December 21, 2011
Police strikes big
December 20, 2011
Driving under the influence kills
December 19, 2011
Cong show makes traffic crawl
December 18, 2011
Flesh trade racket busted
December 17, 2011

Political equations within SAD change
Ludhiana, December 28
Ever since district president of Youth Akali Dal, Simarjit Singh Bains, announced his candidature against Cabinet Minister Hira Singh Gabria from the Atam Nagar constituency, the political equations within the local unit of the SAD have changed.

Another bid break ATM 
Ludhiana, December 28
Thieves made a futile bid to break open an automated teller machine (ATM) at the Brown road near the CMC area here last night. The incident came to light when residents spotted the damaged ATM and informed the police.

Politicians spy out the land
Ludhiana, December 28
Keeping tabs on your opponents move as well as on those close to a leader is always difficult, especially during election. With the state Assembly elections just round the corner, demand for private detectives have suddenly increased in the industrial hub of the state.


The year that was… 
On the health front, a mixed bag HEALTH

It was a year of mixed bag on the health front. It saw the launch of some welfare schemes but what took the centrestage was the anti-government protests by various unions.

‘Use fertilisers with less nitrogen content in fodder’
Ludhiana, December 28
Due to nitrate poisoning in cows and buffaloes that show symptoms of difficult respiration, sub-normal temperature and muscular tremor, scientists of the Department of Animal Disease Research Centre, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University(GADVASU), here have given the university helpline number 0161-2414030 to get the suspected fodder checked for presence of nitrate before feeding.

assembly poll
Hoardings removed from town
Jagraon, December 28
Officials of the Election Commission and local administration today removed hoardings put up at various places in the town.

2,000 youngsters queue up for auditions
Youngsters wait for their turn during the auditions outside the Lodhi Club in Ludhiana.Ludhiana, December 28
About 2,000 youngsters turned up for auditions of a music reality show "Sur Kshetra" expected to be broadcast by the end of January. The auditions were held at the Lodhi Club. The candidates had to take part in three rounds for getting short-listed for subsequent rounds.

Youngsters wait for their turn during the auditions outside the Lodhi Club in Ludhiana. Tribune photos: Himanshu Mahajan

Youngsters prefer ringing in New Year with friends
Ludhiana, December 28
Think about the New Year and New Year parties flash across the mind. Parties over the years have come to define the arrival of New Year in big cities, with Ludhiana being no exception to the growing trend. More and more youngsters welcome the year partying with their friends rather than cuddling up in their homes or spending time with their families.

assembly poll
Dawar faces opposition from six Cong councillors 
Ludhiana, December 28
One-time Congress legislator from Ludhiana East Surinder Dawar, who is now seeking party nomination from the Ludhiana Central Assembly segment post delimitation and reorganisation of Assembly segments, is facing a storm of revolt from around six councillors of his own party.

Pretty picture

Two girls photograph themselves with their mobile phone in Ludhiana.
Two girls photograph themselves with their mobile phone in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Bagga institute celebrates ‘Jashan 2011’ 
Mandi Ahmedgarh, December 28
The Bagga Institute of Information Technology and Management organised its annual convocation and prize distribution function “Jashan 2011” here on Wednesday. As many as 200 students were conferred degree and felicitated at the annual function.

Man killed in mishap
Samrala: One person was killed while another sustained serious injuries when a speeding Mahindra Jeep hit their motorcycle near Kotala village yesterday.

Year Ender 2011
World Kabaddi Cup brought cheers to sports overs
The year saw some highs and some lows in the field of sports. If World Kabaddi Cup brought cheers to sports lovers, there was a measure of disappointment when the JCT pulled out of the National Football League.

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